Obituaries

Olivia Susan Crosthwaite

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5224 (Published 08 August 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5224
  1. Richard Azurdia

Olivia Susan Crosthwaite (née Turner) attended Edgbaston High School and later Cheltenham Ladies College, where she met her friend, Helen, whose brother, Arthur Hugh Tinley (Peter) Crosthwaite, she later married. She was inspired to study medicine by her mother, Olive Muriel Elgood (1879-1934), a doctor who was trained by the pioneer female surgeon Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836-1917) at the …

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